This hymn was written by Goswami Tulsidas in the sixteenth century. Tulsidas wrote these forty verses in the praise of Lord Hanuman. Forty in Hindi is called ''chaalees'' and the hymn containing forty verses is called ''chaaleesa''.It is extremely popular among Hindus and is generally recited on Tuesday and Saturday (considered a holy day for devotees of Lord Hanuman). Hanumanji is also known as “ Pavan Putra ”.
Shri Hanuman is regarded as the God of power, strength and knowledge. He is known as the ‘param bhakt’ of lord Rama and is the incarnation of Lord Shiva. He was born to Kesari and Anjani on the Chaitra Shukla Purnima (Chaitra Shukla Purnima is the Full Moon Day on the Hindu Calendar Month of Chaitra) that is why, he is known as ‘KESERI NANDAN’ and ‘ANJANEYA’.
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1. English text of Shri Hanuman Chalisa
2. Hindi / Devnagari text of Shri Hanuman Chalisa
3. Will work without an Internet connection (completely offline version)
4. Soothing Melodious Audio